Opera Insights are FREE presentations given by Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts at the Wauwatosa Public Library (7635 West North Ave. Wauwatosa, WI 53213) . Opera Insights take a closer look at the upcoming opera performance. Each 45-minute program contains a detailed synopsis, background on the opera and live musical selections preformed by the Florentine Opera Studio Artists. Attendees are treated to arias, duets and small ensembles performed by Florentine Opera Chorus members.
@ Wauwatosa Public Library
7635 West North Ave, Wauwatosa
– Saturday, Feb 20, 2016 at 12:30pm – Three Decembers Insight
– Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 12:30pm – Die Fledermaus Insight
Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts, talks about each opera in-depth one hour before curtain prior to each mainstage performance for all ticket holders. Professor Phillabaum keeps Florentine audiences returning to the Magin Lounge, for his unique perspective at each opera’s lecture. Talk Opera is FREE with each ticket purchase.
Mark Your Calendar
The Madama Butterfly talks: October 16 & 18 in the Magin Lounge, one hour prior to performance for ticket holders
Three Decembers talks: March 11 – 20 in the Magin Lounge, one hour prior to performance for ticket holders
Die Fledermaus talks: May 13 & 15 in the Magin Lounge, one hour prior to performance for ticket holders
For a full list of upcoming Florentine Opera events in and around Milwaukee, click here .